Cybersecurity News


Gambling company to set aside $30 million to deal with cyber-attack fallout

In the middle of a merger, SBTech will have $30 million placed in escrow to deal with the repercussions of a suspected ransomware infection.
10 April 2020

10 Ways to Spot a Security Fraud

There is no shortage of people presenting themselves as security experts. Some of them truly are. The others...
10 April 2020

Travelex Pays $2.3M in Bitcoin to Hackers Who Hijacked Network in January

Travelex Pays $2.3M in Bitcoin to Hackers Who Hijacked Network in January The payout stems from a system-wide attack that knocked global networks offline on New Year’s Eve and reflects a shift in thinking about ransom payouts
10 April 2020

Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Making sense of passwords in Zoom - What to do if your phone goes missing - Email provider hacked

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10 April 2020

Zoom security: Getting the settings right

Here’s how you can greatly improve your Zoom privacy and security in a few simple steps

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10 April 2020

8 Phishing Lures Preying on Pandemic Panic

8 Phishing Lures Preying on Pandemic Panic Phishing campaigns and scams are skyrocketing to take advantage of people concerned about COVID-19 impacts. Here are some key examples in action.
10 April 2020

8 Phishing Lures Preying on Pandemic Panic

8 Phishing Lures Preying on Pandemic Panic Phishing campaigns and scams are skyrocketing to take advantage of people concerned about COVID-19 impacts. Here are some key examples in action.
10 April 2020

SEC settles with two suspects in EDGAR hacking case

Hacker directly responsible for the hack is still at large, though.
10 April 2020

Compromised Zoom Credentials Swapped in Underground Forums

Compromised Zoom Credentials Swapped in Underground Forums Thousands of compromised Zoom credentials were discovered in underground forums as cybercriminals look to tap into the burgeoning remote workforce.
10 April 2020

Probably NOT a real Gartner Hype Cycle

By William Knowles @c4i Senior Editor InfoSec News April 10, 2020 Its been a while since I’ve seen any up-to-date Gartner research, but it’s safe to say so I don’t get a cease and desist letter that this is likely a fake, but I won’t completely discount the conclusions pointed out as we’re likely reaching the peak […]
10 April 2020

Zscaler to Buy Cloudneeti

The security service provider adds cloud security "posture" management with the deal.
09 April 2020

Senator calls on FTC to create guidelines for video teleconferencing software

Senator says online conferencing software needs to be regulated and follow basic privacy and security rules.
09 April 2020

Cloudflare Axes Google reCAPTCHA Due to Privacy, Price

Cloudflare Axes Google reCAPTCHA Due to Privacy, Price Cloudflare's CEO said it is replacing Google's reCAPTCHA tool with hCaptcha due to pricing, privacy and availability concerns.
09 April 2020

Unique P2P Architecture Gives DDG Botnet ‘Unstoppable’ Status

Unique P2P Architecture Gives DDG Botnet ‘Unstoppable’ Status DDG might be the world's first P2P-based cryptomining botnet.
09 April 2020

Ever needed a Zoom password? Probably not. But why not?

With Zoom – and Zoom-bombing – being all the rage, here’s why the app’s default password settings may be leaving the backdoor wide open

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09 April 2020

Emails Impersonating Trump, White House Seek to Exploit Pandemic Fears

The phishing campaign is only the latest among many related to COVID-19, INKY says.
09 April 2020

Copycat Site Serves Up Raccoon Stealer

Copycat Site Serves Up Raccoon Stealer Visitors to the fake site expecting antivirus offerings will instead encounter the Fallout exploit kit and a possible malware infection.
09 April 2020

Zoom, Microsoft & NTT Data Leaders Share Work-from-Home Security Tips

Tech leaders encourage organizations to maintain security awareness training and offer advice on how to protect their information.
09 April 2020

No STEM, No Problem: How to Close the Security Workforce Gap

Those who work well with others, learn quickly, and possess a proactive mindset toward the work can make great employees, even if their backgrounds aren't rooted in cybersecurity.
09 April 2020

US Senate, German government tell employees not to use Zoom

The two organizations now join a list that also includes the Taiwanese government, the Australian government, SpaceX, Google, and New York state area schools.
09 April 2020